David Loughrey

Late changes to process of awarding stadium contract

A full meeting of the Dunedin City Council will vote whether to approve a contract with Hawkins Construction to build Dunedin's new stadium, a vote expected to be the final decision on the project.

Dunedin could be in line for funding

Some of the extra $1 billion for state highways could make its way to Dunedin, but the city will be competing with the rest of New Zealand to attract the funding.

Children focus of expo

Children focus of expo

Children have been missing out, but an expo on Saturday catered for everything needed to raise, educate and amuse children, Kids World children's expo organiser Paula Andrews says.

Young Catholics celebrate their faith

Young Catholics celebrate their faith

Last year's World Youth Day, an event that brought the Pope and many thousands of young people to Sydney had an echo in Mosgiel on Saturday.

Landfill burn-off to test gas supply

Landfill burn-off to test gas supply

The Dunedin City Council will begin burning off methane from its Green Island landfill next week as it tests the supply of gas to ascertain the possibility of economically harnessing power or heat.

Objection to demolition draws fire

Objection to demolition draws fire

Opposition to a plan by the Methodist Mission to demolish its church on Hillside Rd has found little support, and some strong criticism from a Dunedin City Council planner.

No costs to be awarded for the Stop the Stadium appeals

A planned Environment Court hearing on Dunedin's stadium was cancelled yesterday, meaning all appeals against district plan and roading changes to allow the project to go ahead have been dropped, and no costs will be pursued.

Parking repreive for Dunedin drivers

Dunedin drivers have got an unexpected reprieve from a new, expanded, parking regime, following the possible collapse of the company supplying its parking meters.

Stop the Stadium may seek judicial review

Stop the Stadium has sought legal advice on the possibility of a judicial review of the Otago Regional Council's decision to help fund the stadium.

Stadium appeal dropped

Stop the Stadium has dropped its Environment Court appeals against the district plan and roading changes necessary for the stadium project, just days before preliminary hearings were to begin.